Tag: Facilities and Grounds

Why does the white gym have no water fountain?

Written by on November 30, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  It was disconnected to avoid damage to the gym floor and a safety risk when wet, plus it was rarely being used. Students are allowed access to nearby fountains.

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Is there any plans to deal with the geese droppings? My son said he had to play soccer outside and there was a lot of goose droppings

Written by on November 17, 2017 in Grapevine

A. We deal with it regularly.

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Why do we have to use dryers instead of paper towel in the bathrooms? It takes way too long and makes it hard to make it on time to your next class

Written by on November 17, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  Air dryers are much more environmentally friendly.

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Is High School West open on weekends?

Written by on November 17, 2017 in Grapevine

A. Only if an event is scheduled to take place there.

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The mouse problem in the school is ridiculous. Shen seems to not take the cleanliness of the school and the health of the students seriously. Especially around the cafeteria

Written by on October 24, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  We do appreciate your feedback and kwe indeed take it very seriously, especially in eating areas. We have an extensive pest management program in place. We will be sure to investigate these areas ASAP.

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I witnessed a rat run across the cafeteria floor a few nights ago. As a student who eats at the cafeteria often what is being done about this issue ?

Written by on September 28, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  If seen again, please inform the nearest adult for immediate action. However, we are regularly inspected by a pest control contractor.

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whats up with all the geese at Shatekon, its really disgusting and a health hazard. There is geese droppings everywhere. You addressed this 13 months ago on the grapevine, but whatever you are doing, isn’t enough. http://www.shenet.org/could-the-district-please-address-the-geese-which-continue-to-deficate-on-the-lawn-in-front-of-the-aquatic-center-and-the-parking-lot-behind-this-facility-it-is-a-public-nuisance-and-poses-a-health-h/

Written by on September 20, 2017 in Grapevine

A.  Thank you for your observation. We are applying all of the preventive tactics allowed by law in order to deter the geese on school grounds.

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This is in response to the person who wrote: “Why is the Shen pool at Gowana not open to the public during the summer. Taxpayer money is going into it’s upkeep while it sits unused for almost three months during the summer.” The pool does NOT sit unused for almost 3 months, a swim team pays to use it during the school year and the summer, and girls varsity starts in August

Written by on July 24, 2017 in Grapevine

A. Thanks for the feedback.

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Why is the Shen pool at Gowana not open to the public during the summer. Taxpayer money is going into it’s upkeep while it sits unused for almost three months during the summer. As taxpayer money pays for it, it should be open to those taxpayers, as other Shen athletics facilities are, such as the track and tennis courts.

Written by on June 12, 2017 in Grapevine

A. Other facilities do not need certified lifeguards.

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Will the new HSE library be complete before the start of next year? The design plans look great, great job to whoever created them.

Written by on June 2, 2017 in Grapevine

A. Unfortunately no. We are still waiting for approval from the State Education Department.

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